Nigeria’s ascent as Africa’s top oil producer is driving growth in the African nation. However, the nation’s oil industry faces challenges, including the expected approval of energy legislation which U.S. and European oil executives caution may curtail investments. Presidential polls next year may also reignite violence in the Niger Delta, the nation’s primary oil region, The Wall Street Journal reports.

    About the author

    • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

      As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.